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LEO data show men out-earn women in almost all subjects

Male graduates have higher salaries than female graduates across most categories

Men earned more than women five years after graduation in almost all subjects analysed in the Department for Education’s latest Longitudinal Outcomes Data.

LEO data published on 25 June, which gave a snapshot of earnings for the 2011/12 graduating cohort five years after they left university, showed that men had higher salaries than women at more than 50 per cent of universities in every subject except performing arts and veterinary studies.

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